ERIC Number: ED205827
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Open Entry/Open Exit, Competency-Based Programs for CETA Clients.
Berns, Robert G.
This monograph is one of 12 that address various topics in the area of CETA/education linkages. They were designed to provide those individuals interested in the development and implementation of CETA/education linkages with information that will serve to enhance the quality of existing programs and facilitate the efficient and effective development of new programs. This monograph is designed to provide CETA personnel with information concerning the open-entry/open-exit, competency-based-training approach and includes recommendations on implementation strategies. Included are definitions of terms especially applicable to open-entry/open-exit, competency-based programs, and this approach to training is compared to more conventional training programs. A step-by-step procedure for developing a curriculum guide, an important aspect of the implementation of this type of system, is presented along with examples of appropriate forms. The role of the instructor is discussed, the important task of orientating trainees to this type of learning system is presented, various specific management techniques are outlined, and ideas on the evaluation of trainees are provided. (CT)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Governor's Employment and Training Council, Richmond, VA.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act